It was announced via the one year anniversary of Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni
(In This Corner of the World
) movie premiere on Sunday that an extended version of the movie is in production. More information will be announced at a later date.
Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni
is based on the manga drawn by Fumiyo Kouno
, which was serialized in Manga Action
magazine between January 2006 to January 2009 for total of three compiled volumes. The movie premiered in Japanese theaters on November 12, 2016, and Sunday marks the final screening day in the Shinjuku theater. The movie has received multiple awards, including the Excellence Film award of 71st Mainichi Film Award
, 40th Japan Academy Prize
for Animation of the Year, Judge award for The Annecy International Animated Film
, among others. The Blu-ray and DVD were released on September 15, 2017 in Japan and topped the rankings in its first
week. The movie also premiered in the US in August of this year.
Source: Comic Natalie